Elvira Garifzyanova (b.1976, Russia) studied in Russia, Germany, and Switzerland with I.Dubinina (piano), A. Rudenko, G.Müller-Hornbach, I.Mundry, and M.Jarrell, and electronic music/informatics under G.Bennett, E.Daubresse and L.Naon. In 2012 she completed a year-long training course in computer music at IRCAM in Paris. She is the recipient of awards from numerous international competitions and scholarships, attending masterclasses led by B.Ferneyhough, H. Lachenmann, H.Zender, A.Richard, M.Lanza, D.Smalley, G.Apergis, C.Czernowin, G.F.Haas, B.Furrer, R.Saunders and P.Leroux. She has collaborated with C.Levine, P.Veale, and P.Gallois at the first Aeolian Academy Jeunesses Musicales (DE); with Hilliard-Ensemble (UK), Homme Armé (IT), Prime (CH), Vortex (CH), Meitar (Israel), SurPlus (DE), Reconsil (AT), ensemble für Neue Musik Zürich, DissonArt (GR), Mircea Ardeleanu, C.Schlüter, J.N.Attard and Lyon contemporary dance, the South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, the Berner Symphonieorchestra (CH), Musikkollegium Winterthur (CH), musicians of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, and Les Cornets Noirs. Festival performances include the 20th Intn’l New Music Festival Sound Ways in St.-Petersburg (RU), Antifonia-40 Festival (Cluj-Napoca, RO), Next generation 4.0 Kommunikation Festival ZKM (Karlsruhe, DE), the Archipel Festival (Geneva, CH), Inaudita Early Music Tuscan Festival Pisa (IT), CEME Festival (Israel), Mixtur-Festival (SP), Music Biennale Zagreb (Croatia). She is included in the Swiss Music Edition’s (SME/EMS).
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